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Originally published Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 6:15 AM

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A new J.A. Jance mystery, the forts of Admiralty Inlet

New books by Seattle-area authors include a new Joanna Brady mystery by J.A. Jance, a Seattle-set thriller, a history of the battle fortifications on Admiralty Inlet and a children’s book about an inspired painting project.


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“Remains of Innocence” by J.A. Jance (William Morrow, $25.99). The prolific and best-selling suspense author returns with another Joanna Brady mystery. This time, the Arizona sheriff must piece together clues from murders, money and a mysterious woman “on the run from her past.” Jance lives in Seattle and Arizona.

“The Butcher” by Jennifer Hillier (Gallery Books, $25). In this Seattle-based thriller, the grandson of a former Seattle police chief who was hailed as a hero for hunting down and slaying the “Beacon Hill Butcher” decades ago makes a gruesome discovery in the old man’s house that changes everything. Hillier splits her time between Toronto and Seattle.

“Battle Ready”by David M. Hansen (WSU Press, $32.95). The massive concrete fortifications at the entrance of Puget Sound tell a forgotten history of when the area was considered vulnerable to attack. Hansen, a historian and former preservation officer, chronicles Admiralty Inlet’s former military sites, from Fort Casey to Fort Worden. He lives in Olympia.

“Kay Kay’s Alphabet Safari” by Dana Sullivan (Sleeping Bear Press, $15.99). A children’s book based on the Star of Hope school near Bungoma, Kenya. It tells of an artist who decides to paint colorful animals, from A to Z, on the bare walls of the school. First, he must walk the countryside and meet the animals. Sullivan lives in Seattle.



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